A family favorite, Cool Whip is a great light alternative to whipped cream. You can top a pie or fruit with it, or even mix it with pudding and have a chocolate pie in minutes. There are so many great uses for Cool Whip and it won't break the bank. The Editors of RecipeLion have put together our favorite quick and easy Cool Whip desserts. These recipes are great for creating desserts for parties and potlucks but are also easy enough to create just to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Top 10 Easy Cool Whip Desserts
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Chocolate Overload Ice Cream Pie - This quick and easy no-bake pie is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. After all, who doesn't love chocolate? This no-fail recipe can be thrown together in minutes and can refrigerated overnight to be ready for a party or potluck the next day.
Cherry Cream Pie - Don't spend hours fussing over a homemade pie crust and filling! Create this quick and easy cherry cream pie in minutes and chill until your guests arrive. This one will please even the pickiest eaters.
Low-Fat Frozen Orange Cloud Pie - This pie makes a great summer dessert. The flavors are fresh and light and the recipe is so simple. It makes a great after-school treat for the kids or as a special potluck dessert.
Cool Whip Fun Facts
Cool Whip was introduced in 1967 and was invented by William A. Mitchell, a food chemist at General Foods Corporation, who was trying to create a whipped cream-like product that could be frozen and kept in the refrigerator in the home
Cool Whip is generally considered non-dairy because it does not contain cream, milk or lactose. It does, however, contain casein, a milk derivative
Cool Whip now comes in an aerosol spray, like traditional whipped cream, so consumers can easily top their ice cream and desserts
Fruit Desserts and Puddings
Easy Banana Pudding - A delicious recipe that will send you back to childhood
Quick and Very Easy Fruit Salad - Try this quick and easy fruit salad recipe the whole family will enjoy, from the kids to grandpa and everyone in between. The sweet dressing is a real crowd-pleaser.
Strawberry Banana and Brownie Trifle - This is a quick and easy dessert that serves a whole crowd but doesn't break the bank. This is a great one to make with the kids, they can help layer and top the trifle with candy or brownie pieces.
Other Cool Whip Dessert Recipes
Butter Pecan Macaroons - Buttery, nutty and oh so delicious, there's simply no way you can go wrong with this easy dessert recipe with Cool Whip!
Chocolate Layered Dessert - Layers and layers of chocolate, oh my! Any chocoholic's dream come true takes form in this simple recipe for dessert.
Easy No-Bake Cheesecake - A no bake dessert recipe that also incorporates Cool Whip? Now that's what we call the ultimate easy dessert!
Pretzel Salad - If you've never tried a pretzel salad recipe before, this is the version to make. It's simply divine!
10 More Cool Whip Dessert Recipes You Can't Live Without
Dangerously Good Chocolate Eclair Cake (pictured at top of page) - Dangerously good is the way to go, and this recipe with Cool Whip proves why.
Cool Whip Key Lime Pie (pictured at top of page) - Key lime pie recipes have never tasted so good!
Layered No-Bake Banana Split Dessert (pictured above, left) - This loaded, banana-infused treat tops our list of best no bake dessert recipes.
Coconut and Lemon Poke Cake (pictured above, right) - When it comes to Cool Whip desserts, you can't go wrong with a great poke cake recipe!
Mamaw's Guilty Pleasure Pie (pictured above, left) - Indulge in your guilty pleasure with this sinful easy pie recipe.
Layered Pineapple Dream (pictured above, right) - A heavenly dessert dream come true, that's what this easy pineapple recipe is!
10-Minute Layered Ice Cream Cake - You just can't beat this awesomely fast ice cream cake recipe. A must-make for everyone's summer.
Strawberry Lemonade Poke Cake - If you love easy poke cake recipes, you have to try this fruity version.
Better Than Anything Cake Mix Cake - The name says it all for this easy cake recipe, one of our favorite Cool Whip desserts of all time.
10-Minute Cool Whip Cookies - Cookies made of Cool Whip? We're as impressed as you are! Give them a try and you're sure to be smitten!
Find even more heavenly Cool Whip desserts to love in this collection of 15 Dessert Recipes with Cool Whip. You're bound to find more delicious treats to make your mouth water in this recipe roundup, so don't miss out!